Windows Phone 7.5 Launching on September 1st

Windows Phone 7.5 launch

The coming out party for Windows Phone Mango, which will be known as Windows Phone 7.5, is rumored to be on September 1st. According to Pocket-Link, trusted sources indicate that Microsoft will use Europe's IFA in Berlin as venue for showcasing new devices running Mango. IFA is Europe's largest consumer electronics show with companies like Samsung, Acer, ZTE and LG showcasing … [Read more...]

How to update to Mango without being a Windows Phone developer

Windows Phone Mango

You've seen the extensive Mango walkthroughs, seen developers on Twitter gloating about being able to update to the Mango beta and wondered how you were going to make it until the fall release. Some industrious individuals, both at XDA and Windows Phone Hacker, have compiled a few tools to help the common folk make the update to Mango beta. We make no claims as to what this … [Read more...]

Windows Phone Will Get One Major Update Per Year

Nothing real surprising here, but we've got some official confirmation on the update schedule of Windows Phone 7 (and Windows Phone 8 when that comes). MobileTechWorld noticed a job posting that indicates the update police for Windows Phone will be "one major update a year, and some unspecified number of minor updates." The job posting is for a Program Manager, who will be … [Read more...]

Samsung Omnia 7 Updates Resume For SFR Along With Update Page Changes


Microsoft has now posted their weekly update on updates, courtesy of Eric Hautala, GM of Customer Experience Engineering, over at the Windows Phone Blog. This week there isn't much news on the Samsung Focus 7392 update (which is still being tested), but Omnia 7 users on SFR in France now have their update rollout resumed. With this update post of the week, Hautala also brings … [Read more...]

AT&T NoDo Update Now Available

NoDo update

We had heard that NoDo will make it's way to the LG Quantum and Samsung Focus on April 19th and thankfully that has become a reality. Yes folks, the first software update is upon us. Fire up your Zune software (or Windows Phone Connector for Mac users) to install the update. NoDo will not be delivered to the HTC Surround, as confirmed earlier by Eric Hautala of … [Read more...]